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, hot temperatures. >> yes, a beautiful day in store for us, tom? >> indeed. tom kieran in the storm center4. we have had the humidity lowered overnight. look at what's happening over the last 12 hours. yesterday afternoon/evening we had the passing thunderstorms. a lot of thunder and lightning. mainly south of the metro area. and now it's all settled. we have got a weak area of high pressure that is pushing in. temperatures are comfortable. all those areas in green are in the 60s. fairfax, prince georges counties and right in the district in the low to mid 70s along the tidal and potomac and near the bay. at the beaches, near 70 there. out of the mountains in the low to mid 60s. as well as parts of the shenandoah valley. a beautiful start to the sunday morning. your day planner for this sunday, lots of sun this morning. a delightful morning. it will be mild. still not a lot of humidity during the afternoon. somewhat lower humidity, but temperatures climbing to near 90 degrees by mid afternoon. by then, some clouds beginning to build. and we'll have just a slight chance of an isolate
running but for us that are relying on the train system, that puts a damper in our day. >> reporter: so technicians are now working to see if they can solve this problem and hopefully it won't happen again during rush hour. it could have a lot more of an effect. >> all right. thanks. >>> metro's computer glitch comes as the transit agency does track work this weekend. on the blue and yellow lines, reagan national and crystal city's metro stations are closed. buses are replacing trains between braddock road and pentagon city. trains are single tracking on the red, green and orange lines. all service is scheduled to be back to normal by tomorrow morning. >>> and falls church is investigating a possible murder/suicide. crews were called out last night and they found two men dead. one of them from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. if you have any information, please call falls church police. >>> also new this morning, one man is dead in a bizarre armed robbery in prince georges county. police say it started out when three masked men with guns came up to a group on oat street in fairmont heigh
and west today so most of us will be rain free. but our rain chances are not zero for today. there's a chance west and southwest of town today. any storms that bubble up it will be a 99 degrees today. any storm can have a chance of being strong today. i'll be tweeting out weather updates as needed today. >> i appreciate that. >>> in the middle of a heat wave, more than 700,000 people do not have power. pepco reports more than 347,000 people are without power. dominion with more than 286,000. smeco more than 17,000. bge reports more than 117,000 and novec reports more than 8,000. power companies said it could take up to a week in some cases to restore power to all their customers. to go along with the thousands without power, drivers having problems on the roads. many traffic signals are still out. news4's meghan mcgrath has a look at how the traffic is moving along there. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's sunday so things are a little quiet but it begs the question what's the situation going to be monday morning during rush hour? when you've got signals on major road li
%, it tells me you're not serious about deficit reduction. >> he's attacking come any charging he used legal -- >> the overwhelming majority, i mean like the 99.5% of my investments are in u.s. enterprises. >> it propertied romney to give rare one-on-one interviews, but not release more taxes. >> i'm focused on what it takes to get this economy going. i understand that the bausm campaign will do what was said by them early on which is to "kill romney." >> earlier, romney charged in a letter to the president, that your insistence on slashing our military spending could shoutute door on jobs. a tough fight for the state that could be key in november. >> the president is ahead by a bit. today's national poll finds romney falling behind the president on the issue of who would be best on the economy. from washington, nbc. >> the next public appearance for romney is scheduled for tuesday, he'll be in pennsylvania, a key battleground state in november. and romney's biggest opponent is now stepping out for him. rick santorum is holding the first mor mall campaign today. santorum said he would be wil
and if more storms are in the forecast. meteorologist chuck bell joins us with the latest. hi, chuck. you can't wait to get out there. what are we in for today? >> another steam bath unfortunately for us today. the good news, i think the thunderstorm threat is fairly low today. it's not zero, but it's fairly low. i didn't put a chance of a pop of rain on the forecast. but with the intense humidity around, a bubble up thunderstorm cannot be completely ruled out. it's a balmy and steamy start, 79 now in annapolis, 77 downtown. a little bit of relief out across the western suburbs where winchester and hagerstown are in the low 70s. you can't rule out a few spritzes and drops this morning. but there's another round out there towards cincinnati, we'll be keeping a close eye on that. i think the better rain chances today will be down to the south and southwest of the immediate metropolitan area. rain chances are not zero. and with all of the intense heat cooking up we can't rule out a chance for a stronger thunderstorm. there's your sunday planner bathed in darkness. but temperatures in the mid to
joins us from the weather center. >> welcome to your weekend. mother nature decided to throw a few rain drops into our forecast, and they will be with us for most of the weekend. that being said, it's not going to rain all weekend long, but we're off to a damp start first thing this morning. plenty of clouds outside, but it's a middle one. 74 down at reagan international airport. you see her on the radar there are showers marching north and eastbound. a few more showers out toward the blue ridge as well. boca is in central and western parts of montgomery country. there's more along the northern neck and rain chances off and on through much of your saturday and part of your sunday as well off to a nice school start, temperatures in the 60s and 70s now. again, off and on shower chances. plenty of clouds and chances for rain off and on today and tomorrow as well. you will be able to squeeze in a few dry hours. have a back up plan ready to go. now, back to the news. >> thank you, chuck. we begin with a developing story out of afganistan. at least 20 people are dead from a suicide bombing in
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shooting rampages in u.s. history. police say 24-year-old james holmes kicked open the theater's back door, tossed in smoke devices and came in shooting. he was dressed in black wearing a gas mask and body armor, armed with an assault rifle, a 12-gauge shotgun and two glock handguns. ten were killed at the scene, two died later. steven burton is among the 58 injured. >> at the time i thought it was fireworks, then i got hit here and i realized it was sml much more serious. and people started screaming. there was a lot of chaos. >> at that moment i just remember thinking i'm not going to die in here. me and my kids, we're not going to die in here. i need to get them out. i need to get out. and all i could think was if i stand up, he's going to shoot because that's what he was doing. and i was just trying to think. >> reporter: a few miles away the suspect's apartment described by aurora officials as extensively booby-trapped, continues to be a focus of the investigation. with help of a robot officials are working on a plan to disarm what appears to be bottles connected with wires with possi
. >> reporter: this woman has studied the extreme heat. >> we're used to the hot weather but it's different now. as a senior, your bodies -- it's harder for them to thermoregulate. >> reporter: that means not only limiting time outdoor, but making sure that indoors is not worse. like no power or air conditioning. the city said they'd only qualify for help if they were already on public assistance, but they work. dr. white newsome says it speaks to the way that municipalities treat extreme heat events. if it was a snowstorm, would the same thing be going on on ridge place? >> treat it like a hurricane or extreme cold. >>> the storm team will be tracking the dangerous heat and the chance of severe storms that's rolling in. meteorologist chuck bell has the frost in a few minutes. you can follow us throughout the day on nbcwashington.com, as well as facebook and twitter. >>> the heat and power outages are to blame for a two-alarm fire on olney. 60 firefighters helped to put out the blaze. the homeowner was on vacation and when he tried to turn the power back on, the circuit breakers caused the fire
it to the processing facility in derwood. >>> the u.s. is making commitments to make allies with afghanistan long after troops leave that country. hillary clinton said it will be welcome of the newest nonnato allies. in a statement it allows the two countries to work closely together to defend afghanistan and opens the door for continued financial aid. clinton is on her way to jap ja >>> a landmark day in libya as voters head to the polls for the first time in 40 years. libyans will vote on who will represent them in a traditional parliament. the first time there's been an election since moammar gadhafi took power in 1969. organizers of the country say there are organizational challenges with a country as big as libya, but they welcome the opportunity. >>> supersaturday. republicans in the state are holding three events today in fairfax, norfolk, and charlottesville for mitt romney and other local gop candidates in the area. this push for votes comes after june's sluggish jobs report. president obama says while progress is slow, it's still better than losing jobs. but mitt romney hammered the president
the weather. we should see a brighter day after a pretty soggy start to the weekend. >> chuck bell joins us in the storm 4's weather center with more. >> chuck? >> hey, there, richard and angie, good morning to both of you. good morning, everybody. yesterday, socked in with the clouds and the rain drops and the honestly i did not hear a single complaint. even on twitter yesterday. people who may have wanted a little sunshine for better weather outdoors, still took the cloudy, cool break from the heat. i think everybody enjoyed it. i know i did. it was a perfect day for book reading and napping yesterday. we're off to the same sort of start this morning. plenty of clouds outside early this morning, but most of the drizzly drops from yesterday are a thing of the past. i don't think we need to worry about precipitation today. temperatures are where they were for most of day yesterday, in the upper 60s to around 70 degrees. storm 4 radar shows a few spritzes towards hagerstown, maryland, and down into north carolina. not really look for anywhere near as much rainfall threat today. cloudy and co
midnight red when thick smoke appeared. people panicked thinking it was tear gas like the kind used in the shooting in colorado, but that was not the case at all. a fog machine malfunctioned, making it difficult to see and breathe. the fire department cancelled that concert. >>> police are stepping up security at local movie theaters following the shooting in colorado. they remind moviegoers to report any suspicious activities. despite the increased security, we found long lines of people waiting to see "the dark knight rises." in our next half hour items bought by the suspected gunman in the weeks before the mass shooting in colorado. plus, much more on the investigation and victims can be found at nbcwashington.com. >>> today, hundreds of aids activists will gather in the nation's capital for the start of the international aids conference. news4's derrick ward has more on the first of many remembrance ceremonies that's underway now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, indeed, this is sort of the unofficial kickoff of the conference. we are here on the mall. and what they'll d
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